Boston University School of Law

Considerations for Careers in Trademark Law: A Panel Discussion for Students

Summary

Considerations for Careers in Trademark Law: A Panel Discussion for Students

Description

Consideration for Careers in Trademark Law: A Panel Discussion for Students

An Informal, Free Program Open to All Law and Paralegal Students

INTA and trademark law practitioners invite you to a panel discussion designed specifically for law and paralegal students. These legal professionals will share their thoughts and offer advice about the numerous career opportunities in the field of trademark law. As this is an interactive panel discussion, questions from the audience are welcome.

The presentation will be followed by the Academic and Young Practitioner Happy Hour, a great opportunity to network with other students, professors and adjunct professors, young practitioners, members of the Academic Committee and INTA Staff.

Practitioners from law firms and corporations will answer questions such as:
• What are the best ways to enter the field of trademark law?
• How does one start a career in trademark law?
• What do I need in order to complete an application for a position in trademark law?
• What are the qualifications sought by law firms, trademark counsel or companies in recruiting attorneys?
• Is it easy to move from a law firm to a company, and vice versa?

Panelists include:
• Jennifer Berner, IP Counsel, SAB Miller Group
• Michelle Ciotola, Associate, Cantor Colburn, LLP
• Kimberly Herman, Partner, Sullivan & Worcester LLP
• Judy McCool, Senior Counsel, Home Box Office, Inc.
• Kenneth Oh, Assistant General Counsel, Wal-Mart Stores

Moderator:
• Nerissa Coyle McGinn, Senior Counsel, Loeb &Loeb LLP

Attendance is limited so advanced registration is required. Please email INTA’s Senior Academic
Programs Coordinator at cdiep@inta.org if you’re interested in attending.

Starts

3:45pm on Monday, May 24th 2010

End Time

5:00pm

Location

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, 415 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210, Room: TBD

Topics

Career Development Office, BU Law Home, J.D. Central